brulé

or bru·lée

[ broo-ley, broo-lee; French bry-ley ]
/ bruˈleɪ, ˈbru li; French brüˈleɪ /
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noun, plural bru·lés [broo-leyz, broo-leez; French bry-ley] /bruˈleɪz, ˈbru liz; French brüˈleɪ/.

(in the Pacific Northwest) an area of forest destroyed by fire.
Canadian. land covered with rocks or scrub growth.

Nearby words

  1. bruiser,
  2. bruising,
  3. bruit,
  4. brule,
  5. brulee,
  6. brumaire,
  7. brumal,
  8. brumby,
  9. brume,
  10. brummagem

Origin of brulé

1785–95, Americanism; < French: burnt, past participle of brûler; see broil1

Brulé

[ broo-ley ]
/ bruˈleɪ /

noun, plural Bru·lés, (especially collectively) Bru·lé.

a member of a North American Indian people belonging to the Teton branch of the Dakota.
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British Dictionary definitions for brule

Brule

Brl

/ (bruːˈleɪ) /

noun

(sometimes not capital) short for bois-brûlé
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